February 1, 2023

The unbelievable Truths

Radar and Malvern’s Secret Scientists

  • The country’s Telecommunications and Radar Establishment (TRE) came to Malvern in May 1942
  • Two thousand scientists and their families had to be accommodated in Malvern virtually overnight.
  • They lived either in a large former hotel in the centre of Malvern, or were billeted with families.
  • For a while the Winter Gardens were converted into a canteen serving 1,500 meals three time a day!

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